Monday, October 1, 2018

Episode 82: Reactive programming and the Actor model with Jonas Bonér

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Reactive programming and the Actor model with Jonas Bonér

  • Tell us about your background
  • What is reactive programming?
  • What is the actor model?  How does it fit with reactive programming?
  • Why would someone use this way of programming?
  • When is it applicable and when it is not a good fit?
  • How does the actor model compare to other distributed programming paradigms (MPI, Map-Reduce)
  • How can the system recover from node failure?
  • What is Akka?
  • What is it like to work at Lightbend?  Are you hiring?

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Follow Jonas Bonér on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jboner
Check out Akka here: https://akka.io/